Punch,  15 (1848), 75.

Instinct in Grouse



News-Commentary, Drollery


Animal Behaviour, Instinct

    Attributes the phenomenon of grouse 'continually clapping their wings' to the birds' enjoyment 'at the unusual lateness of the [parliamentary] Session' rather than to an attack of St Vitus's Dance.

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